The State Circus of Turkmenistan premiered a radically renewed program, timed to the opening of the new season. The first was a spectacular pigeon show performed by young trainer Medina Bairamdurdiyeva. It was followed by performances of aerial gymnasts, jugglers, clowns, acrobats, tightrope walkers and circus gymnasts.
The audience was also delighted by the numbers with the animals. So, in the circus arena, in the company of two alabais, already familiar to the fans of circus performances, there was a third one. The debutant named Sherkhan has a rare for the representatives of this breed black color.
Tom and Jerry the monkeys also showed their debut number to an appreciative audience by riding on a donkey, exercising on a horizontal bar, and impersonating rope-walkers. In the course of the performance they were joined by Chita, who is already beloved by the audience.
The second part was marked by the performance of the "Galkynysh" national equestrian group, whose students, handsome Akhalteke horses, delighted the circus visitors with their impressive numbers. Among the horses was the snow-white Ruhubelent, a gift from the President of Turkmenistan to the circus as a foal. Today, he has turned into a magnificent horse, able to perform the most difficult circus elements. Turkmen dzhigitsy have once again proved with their performances that they are among the best in the world.
At the end of the circus program, the Turkmen national dance Kushtdepdi was performed.
It should be noted that at the moment there are talks about the resumption of cooperation between circuses of Turkmenistan and Russia. The State Circus of Turkmenistan and Rosgoscircus are planning to perform mutual tours. The head of Rosgoscircus himself, Sergey Belyakov, was invited to take part in the National Turkmen Horse Festival. The event is traditionally held on the last Sunday of April, and this year it will be combined with the Turkmen Alabai Holiday.
Photo: Y. Shkurin, turkmenistan.gov.tm